The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Puritan (Schooner), aground, 3 Dec 1848

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PURITAN Schooner, ashore near Turkey Point, Canada. Dec. 3, 1848.
      Casualty List for 1848
      Erik Hyle's private papers

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      Marine- The brigs VENICE and CORTLANDT, schooners PURITAN, EAGLE, CAMBRIDGE, VELOCITY, ADRAIN, and steamer DESPATCH, are all ashore above Long Point. It is said the ADRIAN was loaded with wheat for Oswego - the other vessel were light. None of them have sustained any serious damage, with the excepton of loss of anchors.
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      Friday evening, December 8, 1848

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December 1848.-- Schooner PURITAN, ashore on Long Point, L. E.; no cargo, lost rudder and centreboard; will be got off. Property loss $1,000
      1848 Casualty List (Capt. Rounds)
      Buffalo Daily Republic
      January 4, 1849

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Reason: aground
Hull damage: $1,000
Freight: nil
Remarks: Got off
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Geographic Coverage:
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 42.671944 Longitude: -80.341666
William R. McNeil
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Puritan (Schooner), aground, 3 Dec 1848